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October 16, 2017

Investments in a greener future

Carbon trading from an investors' perspective

Emission trading systems (ETS) are commonly seen as a promising instrument of economic politics to reduce the emission of greenhouse gases. A workshop examines how the regulatory framework of ETS (with focus on China and the EU) can be designed to promote investments in the production of clean energy. more…

October 11, 2017

Energy Security in East Asia

Keeping the Lights on During Energy Transition

The energy sector in East Asia is facing a profound transformation. The countries are striving to bring economic and environmental sustainability in accordance. A seminar by KAS RECAP and Chatham House sheds lights on these challenges considering new technological and regulatory developments. more…

October 11, 2017

Climate Change and Resources Security

Challenges for the Security Sector in South Asia

In the very densely populated South Asia, the various impacts of global warming and increasingly hampered access to dwindling natural resources pose serious threats on traditional and non-traditional security in the region. A workshop in Colombo will elaborate possible solutions for the security sector. more…

October 11, 2017

Environment ministers meeting in Bangkok

A voice for those most affected by climate change

More than 80 NGOs from Asia and the Pacific seized the opportunity to present the need of various groups of civil society for more sustainable and just climate politics on the Ministerial Summit on the Environment. KAS RECAP enabled representatives from the whole region to participate in the event. more…

August 20, 2017

New COSATT/KAS study

Climate Change in South Asia

1,5 billion people between the Himalaya and the Indian Ocean are affected by climate change. The new study analyses the challenges for political and social stability and discusses possible solutions for four countries of the region. more…

August 20, 2017

Fostering political cooperation in Asia

Asia-Pacific Environmental Ministers Summit

Due to serious threats and challenges of climate change in Asia-Pacific, there is an urgent need for regional coordination on the high political level. On a UNESCAP and UNEP meeting in Bangkok in early September 2017 governement representatives and NGOs will disucss further steps in mitigation and adapting to climate change. KAS RECAP is an official sponsoer of this high-level event. more…

June 26, 2017

1930 - 2017

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung mourns the loss of Helmut Kohl

An outstanding German statesman and a great European has passed away. The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung mourns the loss of former German Chancellor Dr. Helmut Kohl, the Chancellor of German reunification and Honorary Citizen of Europe. more…

June 18, 2017

Meeting the energy demand of emerging economies in Asia

KAS RECAP has sponsored six young researchers from different Asian countries to participate in the annual conference of the International Association for Energy Economics in Singapore. The scholars met in advance to present their research findings and exchange concepts for approaching challenges in energy politics. more…

June 17, 2017

In memoriam

Bundeskanzler a.D. Dr. Helmut Kohl 1930-2017†

We mourn Europe's citizen of honour, a great German Patriot, a fervent Christian Democrat and a European Statesman. more…

June 14, 2017

KAS RECAP Audio Podcast

The Future of Oil and Gas

Dr. Peter Hefele interviews Professor Paul Stevens, distinguished fellow at Chatham House, London, on the current and future development of the oil and gas market in Asia. more…